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Hoary Elfin (Incisalia polia)

  • BND: Hoary Elfin; Incisalia polia Cook & Watson, 1907
  • BNA: Hoary Elfin; Callophrys polios
  • Habitat: Only in Bearberry stands, usually near Aspens
  • Larval food: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  • Adult flight: One brood, mid-May
  • References: Royer 98, Ferris & Brown 250, Scott 370
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